Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Billions Of Dollars

A Little Perspective on $87 Billion

On September 7th, 2003, President Bush announced on national television that he was going to ask the Congress to grant him an additional $87 billion dollars for the fiscal year, beginning October 1, 2004, to continue the fight on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan. Since before then, to the end of September, 2007, the United States has dedicated approximately $315 billion dollars to the cause. But these amounts of money are an impossible for anyone to visualize. Let's have a look

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